Student Teacher Interview Questions

30 Questions and Answers by

Shane Reinhard is a high school English teacher focused on English 9 Honors, English 11, Yearbook/Journalism, and AP Seminar.

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What does project-based learning look like in your classroom?

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List of 30 Student Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    What does project-based learning look like in your classroom?

  2. 2.

    How are you a team player?

  3. 3.

    How would you go about helping a student that is struggling to learn a new concept?

  4. 4.

    Let's say you are taking care of a student who is struggling. How do you enjoy the process with them?

  5. 5.

    Describe your best strength.

  6. 6.

    What is the best way to keep students inspired, so they do not become a distraction but instead self-directed individuals?

  7. 7.

    What are your qualifications for this position?

  8. 8.

    One of your classes has many English language learners in it. How will you help support literacy for them?

  9. 9.

    How has college prepped you for teaching?

  10. 10.

    What do you look forward to when it pertains to teaching?

  11. 11.

    In what ways do you teach students who have varying abilities?

  12. 12.

    How would you feel if a student failed?

  13. 13.

    What made you become an educator?

  14. 14.

    Explain your work philosophy.

  15. 15.

    Share your career goals.

  16. 16.

    Describe how you work through stressful experiences.

  17. 17.

    What makes you the best option for the student teaching vacancy?

  18. 18.

    Share a time you were a risk-taker.

  19. 19.

    Explain your greatest weakness and how you work to improve it.

  20. 20.

    What challenges do you expect as a student-teacher?

  21. 21.

    Describe the worst problem you had to endure in your life and how you overcame it.

  22. 22.

    How would you react if a student said you were the worst teacher on planet Earth?

  23. 23.

    Share how you are an energetic and positive individual.

  24. 24.

    How would you work with a student who is often defiant?

  25. 25.

    How are positive relationships built in your classroom?

  26. 26.

    In what ways do you use data to help differentiate your instruction?

  27. 27.

    A student is not learning through textbooks and worksheets. How will you use 21-Century learning through the help of technology?

  28. 28.

    How do you bring in the parents when a behavioral problem is taking place with their student?

  29. 29.

    What questions can we answer for you?

  30. 30.

    What positive reinforcement will you use to navigate troublesome students back onto the path of educational success?